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Beekeeping: Making Honey in its Purest Form

by Ardena Doss for SUST 210

Healthy eating has become more then a buzzword. Communities are finding ways to grow organic foods and to service their neighboring communities. 459 more words

Sustainability

Putting garlic to bed

The dull earthy smells of a Gloucestershire field provide no indication of the little bundles of flavour that can be present in the soil. Such is the case with garlic, which starts life mainly submerged underground, ready to utilise the essential inputs on offer during a typical autumn. 414 more words

Family farmers are an important part of the solution to sustainable food security (IPS)

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http://www.ipsnews.net/2014/10/family-farmers-forward-to-the-future/

Family Farmers – Forward to the Future

By Gloria Schiavi

“Who is more concerned than the rural family with regards to preservation of natural resources for future generations?” 248 more words

Desertification

Kandovan, Iran: Living In A Cave.

Kandovan (Iran) is one of the handful villages in the world that was carved into rocks. The story of Kandovan is a story of the 21st century cavemen.  426 more words

Art Of Resistance

Africa can accelerate its march to sustainable development (IPS)

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http://www.ipsnews.net/2014/10/sustaining-africas-development-by-leveraging-on-climate-change/

Sustaining Africa’s Development by Leveraging on Climate Change

Analysis by Busani Bafana

By leveraging knowledge on climate change, like adopting improved agriculture technologies and using water and energy more effectively, Africa can accelerate its march to sustainable development. 270 more words

Desertification

4.5-year program to bolster sustainable land management and restore drylands (Google / Farm Chemicals Int.)

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http://www.farmchemicalsinternational.com/crop-inputs/anti-desertification-effort-to-create-more-demand-for-crop-inputs-in-africa/

Anti-Desertification Effort To Create More Demand For Crop Inputs in Africa

The European Union (EU) and FAO in collaboration with the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) have launched a €41 million, 4.5-year program to bolster sustainable land management and restore drylands and degraded lands in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific. 122 more words

Desertification